scream (one's) head off

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scream (one's) head off

To scream or yell very loudly and lengthily. Suzy screamed her head off when I told her she couldn't have an ice cream cone. The stadium was packed with fans screaming their heads off for the popular band. Don't bother listening to the crazies who stand on street corners and scream their heads off at passersby.
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Expect me to scream my head off the whole way down.
But I scream my head off if ever I see a wild rat, a spider or a snake.
I will go home to an empty room and scream my head off.
Kilmarnock manager Mixu Paatelainen said: "When I get home in my empty room, I'm going to scream my head off because I'm so disappointed.
The 33-year-old said: "I already had a sore throat and a cold but continuing to scream my head off did nothing to help matters.